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Rockhurst High School – Spectacular Auction

April 8th was the date for Rockhurst High School’s Spectacular Auction, “RockAloha!” Outgoing President Father Terrence A. Baum, SJ. was named an honorary alumna and was presented with an endowed scholarship in his name and a Rockhurst High School class ring. Steph and Andy Eilert, Lisa and Scott Hallier, Rebecca and Brad Hewlett, Karin and Josh Selzer, and Katie and Lance Slaymaker served as co-chairmen.

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Name Dropping – The Jewel Ball

The ladies who lead the activities of The Jewel Ball each year share a very special bond, as well as a sense of humor, comfortable shoes and an enormous amount of respect for two cultural pillars of the Kansas City community – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony.

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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 5th was the date of Jackson County CASA’s 17th annual Light of Hope Breakfast at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a presentation of the Teresa Rabideau Award for Volunteer Excellence to Mary Lampton and the Light of Hope Award to The Gould Charitable Foundation and The Giving Brick. Guest Speaker Legend Walker, who will soon be aging out of the foster care system, shared the difference that her CASA volunteer had on her life.

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National World War I Museum and Memorial – In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace

On April 6th, dignitaries from more than 25 countries traveled to Our Town to witness In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I  at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Jeanne Glazer, Board Chairman Mark Jorgenson and Ann and Bob Regnier

Representatives of nations who fought against the United States or under whose flags the U.S. fought in WWI: Dr.

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